- European Cyclists’ Federation – ‘Show Me the Money’ – The Cyclist, the Politician and the Tax Incentive.
Should cyclists be remunerated? If so, how much cash should they receive? Fresh back from a visit to the Swedish Parliament, ECF Staff member Martti Tulenheimo reports on tax incentives, and how cycling has become increasingly popular in Swedish centre-right circles.
- Not only are the Danes good at TV drama, they know about bikes too | The Times
In Copenhagen, even the Queen cycles. In fact, in the land of Borgen and The Killing, cycling runs in the royal family. When the Nazis invaded Denmark, legend has it that Prince Frederick and his wife Ingrid took to the streets on their bikes to show solidarity and to prove they weren’t collaborating. How a few laps of the capital on two wheels articulated any kind of political preference isn’t clear, but the bicycle emerged as the symbol of the people.
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